Hungarian actors born in 1931

Here are 6 famous actors from Hungary were born in 1931:

István Avar

István Avar (March 20, 1931 Heves County-) is a Hungarian actor and voice actor. He has one child, István Avar.

István Avar began his acting career in the 1950s at the National Theatre of Miskolc. He went on to become a regular actor at the Katona József Theatre in Budapest and also worked at the Madách Theatre. Some of his most notable roles include performances in "The Taming of the Shrew," "Romeo and Juliet," and "Kean." In addition to his work on stage, Avar has also appeared in numerous films and television series. He is particularly well-known for his voiceover work, which includes dubbing foreign films and lending his voice to animated productions. Avar has received several awards for his contributions to the arts, including the Kossuth Prize in 1981 and the Hungarian Merit Award in 2021.

István Komlós

István Komlós (May 11, 1931 Balassagyarmat-) is a Hungarian actor.

He is best known for his work in Hungarian and European films and television series. Komlós made his screen debut in the film 'Őszi Alkony' (Autumn Twilight) in 1958 and went on to act in numerous films such as 'A tanítónő' (The Schoolteacher), 'Apa' (Father), and 'Vuk' (The Little Fox).

Apart from films, he has also appeared in a number of successful television series, including 'Duna-parti randevú' (Danube Bank Meeting) and 'Magyarország története' (History of Hungary).

Throughout his career, Komlós has won several prestigious awards, including the Mari Jászai Award for his outstanding contributions to Hungarian theatre and the Kossuth Prize for his outstanding accomplishments in the fields of film, theatre and the arts. He is considered as one of the greatest actors of Hungarian cinema and remains active in the entertainment industry even in his 90s.

Tibor Gyurkovics

Tibor Gyurkovics (December 18, 1931 Budapest-November 16, 2008 Budapest) was a Hungarian poet, writer, screenwriter, actor and psychologist.

He began his career as a poet in the early 1950s and later wrote several novels, short stories and screenplays for films and TV shows. Gyurkovics was also a prominent actor in Hungarian cinema, having appeared in numerous films throughout his career. In addition to his work in the arts, he was also a trained psychologist and worked as a therapist for several years. Gyurkovics was awarded numerous awards throughout his lifetime for his contributions to Hungarian literature and film. He passed away in 2008, leaving behind a legacy of acclaimed works and a significant impact on Hungarian culture.

György Barkó

György Barkó (July 18, 1931 Brașov County-) also known as Gyorgy Barko is a Hungarian actor.

He began his career in the 1950s in Hungary, performing in theater and films such as "The Firefighters" and "A két kispad". Barkó also worked as a dubbing actor, lending his voice to many foreign films that were shown in Hungary. In the 1970s, he moved to Germany and continued to act in films and television shows. Some of his notable German works include "Das Erbe der Guldenburgs" and "Polizeiinspektion 1". Barkó returned to Hungary in the 1990s and resumed his career, appearing in several Hungarian films and TV programs. Throughout his acting career, Barkó was known for his versatility and ability to portray a wide range of characters.

Géza Polgár

Géza Polgár (February 23, 1931 Toplița-March 17, 1987 Miskolc) was a Hungarian actor.

He began his acting career in 1953, when he enrolled at the Academy of Theatre and Film Arts in Budapest. After finishing his studies there, he joined the National Theatre in Miskolc, where he became a highly respected and acclaimed actor. He was known for his versatility and ability to play a wide range of roles, from Shakespearean tragedies to modern, socially conscious dramas.

Throughout his career, Polgár won numerous awards for his acting, including the Kossuth Prize, one of Hungary's highest honors, in 1985. He was also a beloved figure in Hungarian culture, known for his warm personality and his dedication to the art of acting.

In addition to his work on stage, Polgár also appeared in several films and television shows. Some of his most notable film roles include János Vitéz in the 1968 adaptation of the famous Hungarian folk tale, and the lead role in the 1986 drama, "Season of Monsters."

Sadly, Polgár's life was cut short when he passed away in 1987 at the age of 56. However, his legacy as one of Hungary's greatest actors lives on, and his contributions to the country's cultural heritage continue to be celebrated to this day.

János Csányi

János Csányi (October 28, 1931 Nagykőrös-) is a Hungarian actor.

He began his acting career in the 1950s and has appeared in over 100 films and television shows. Csányi is known for his versatile acting skills and has played a wide range of characters in various genres including drama, comedy, and thriller. He has won numerous awards for his performances, including the Kossuth Prize, which is the highest cultural honor in Hungary. Apart from acting, Csányi is also a celebrated theater director and has directed various plays in Hungary. He has also taught acting at the Academy of Drama and Film in Budapest. In addition, Csányi is a published author and has written several books.

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